Xinjiang gets up to speed

2014-06-12 06:53:22

First bullet train to autonomous region ready to roll, Zhao Lei reports in Urumqi.

China's 'West Point' a beacon

2014-06-11 07:54:01

Whampoa, China's first modern military academy, founded 90 years ago, was a beacon of liberation and the training ground of many of China's best-known revolutionaries during the following three decades.

Tongues tied around tatu-bola

2014-06-10 07:32:27

Chinese soccer fans turn their attention to gathering facts about the mascot for the world's biggest soccer tournament, and some claim it is related to Chinese pangolin.

A market that's not such a hot property

2014-06-09 13:26:12

A recent decline in housing prices is being exacerbated by tightened credit conditions and a surge in the supply of subsidized State housing.

Tough regime cranks out test winners

2014-06-06 07:44:03

High school's intense training program yields many high-score students, but stifles creativity, report Hou Liqiang and Zhang Yu inHengshui, Hebei province

Some lab animals get reprieve from testing

2014-06-05 07:23:52

China's cosmetics industry will enter uncharted waters at the end of June when the rules requiring live animal testing will be relaxed for certain products.

Racing to a new prosperity

2014-06-04 06:50:22

When 20 vehicles set off on the first-ever Kolkata-to-Kunming car rally in 2013, the event wasn't simply a sporting contest, it was a harbinger of things to come.

Fishermen on the frontline of dispute

2014-06-03 08:01:32

Rising tension in the South China Sea is having repercussions back on land, Peng Yining reports from Tanmen, Hainan province.

Assessing the fabric of a 'new Silk Road'

2014-05-30 07:22:11

Countries evaluate potential of a proposed economic belt that will revive memories of the ancient trade route.

Xinjiang to hit button for textile jobs boost

2014-05-29 07:18:22

The central government hopes that attracting more labor-intensive textile manufacturers to Xinjiang will create a greater number of employment opportunities for local people.

Vital lifeline

2014-05-28 08:08:37

Tough times are part of the territory for road crews on the Qinghai-Tibet Highway, Hu Yongqi and Da Qiong report.

The emotional ties that bind forever

2014-05-27 07:32:17

Editor's note: History is, by definition, about past events, and while nothing can be done to change those events, forgetting them may lead to wrong roads being taken in the future. During the coming months, China Daily will present a series of regular reports about ordinary lives during World War II and the continuing impact of the conflict on the present and the future. This is the ninth report in the series.